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Rafetus bohemicus

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Taxonomy
Trionyx bohemicus was named by Liebus (1930). Its type specimen is MMUL 633 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Preschen, which is in a Burdigalian terrestrial horizon in the Most Formation of the Czech Republic.

It was recombined as Rafetus bohemicus by Georgalis and Joyce (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Trionyx bohemicus Liebus
2017Rafetus bohemicus Georgalis and Joyce

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
familyTrionychidaeGray 1825
Trionychinae(Gray 1825)
genusRafetus
speciesbohemicus()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. L. Georgalis and W. G. Joyce 2017Rafetus bohemicus is differentiated from Rafetus swinhoei by being significantly smaller and from Rafetus euphraticus by having a more pronounced constriction to the xiphiplastra